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Annual Working with Seniors Day empowers future health care professionals

On May 10, 2018, Michener hosted its fifth annual Working with Seniors simulation day. Following its introduction in 2014, the school has now incorporated the program into its curriculum so that all students enter their chosen career fields with basic competencies in supporting older patients within a health care setting. Working with Seniors is made…

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Meet Michener’s Valedictorian for the Class of 2018

Sam Gennidakis always knew he was built to help others. Even before becoming a respiratory therapy student at The Michener Institute of Education at UHN, he had already completed three degrees and pursued a number of career paths including teaching, charity work and a year in culinary school. As Michener’s 2018 valedictorian, Sam is eager…

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Big Ideas: If you are unique, numbers are not your friends

Humans have been counting since before recorded history. Apparently, even some animals use rudimentary counting. With the ascendance of “Big Data” and the spread of connected digital sensors and monitors, we are automatically counting more and more aspects of our lives. This leads to more and larger numbers. Generally, whether we are measuring potential profit, impact,…

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Ontario Launching First Phase of the Personal Support Worker Registry

The Michener Institute of Education at UHN has begun rolling out Phase One of the Personal Support Worker (PSW) Registry of Ontario. Phase One of the Registry will begin with the registration of an initial cohort of PSWs. This cohort will consist of PSWs who graduated in 2016 or later from a recognized program that…

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